Retro Pro/Coupe/JD, Flat track
September 26, 2009
Slot Car Racing - SoCal  > Retro Pro/Coupe/JD, Flat track
BPR Flat track
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The co-winner of the Retro Pro Frank'enMotor Art Contest (Bob Suzuki) appears to be posing for his portrait by the monster he created.


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Today's first D3 race will be for "Coupes" (anglewinders and inlines).


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Paul Sterrett's entry is the first through tech inspection.


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Craig Correia's Coupe with "dykem" purple headlights!


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Craig you forgot the machinist "scribe" lines! An inline to challenge the anglewinders.


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Another inline to chase the anglewinders?


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The 2nd anglewinder of this race


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This Lola looks like it's been thru a war.


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It's a familiar Warmack built chassis


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SoCal D3 Coupe racers, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Craig Correia, Doug Matthes, Keith Tanaka, Mill Conroy


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SoCal D3 Coupe race results: Congrats to Doug Matthes on his win with Mill Conroy 2nd and Craig Correia 3rd


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Coupe podium: L-R, Mill Conroy 2nd, Doug Matthes 1st, Craig Correia 3rd


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Coupe podium cars: L-R, missing is Mill Conroy's car (2nd), Doug Matthes, Craig Correia


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Doug Matthes' winning Coupe car.


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Craig Correia's 3rd place Coupe car


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Has Kilroy returned? No, it's just Bob Suzuki posing for his Frank'enMotor character.


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A big thank you to Bob Suzuki for donating half of his art contest winnings to buy hot dogs for the BPR racers.


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Lenore prepares the hot dog cooker


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Barney Poynor chose "kosher" dogs! Good choice Barney!


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Mustard for old timers


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Mustard for the more modern taste


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Philippe's choice of mustard?


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This is the real man's choice


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Again, thanks to Bob Suzuki and Barney Poynor for providing the Dogs and Sodas!


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Mill Conroy fills out a tech sheet while Craig Correia conducts Retro Pro tech inspection.


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Paul Sterrett's McLaren


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Bob Crane's 917-30 Porsche


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This is Bob's original mid 70's anglewinder.


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Craig Correia's 917-30 Porsche


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Keith Tanaka's Mirage


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Mill Conroy's Warmack Stealth Porsche with band aids.


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Typical Warmack attention to detail. Even the band aids look realistic!


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Barney Poynor's Electric Dreams Porsche 917-30


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Anglewinder chassis by Bob "Stork" Crane


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Doug Matthes' Electric Dreams Porsche 917-30


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Retro Pro entries pass tech inspection


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A field of 7 for today's monthly Retro Pro race on the BPR Flat track.


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Retro Pro racers, L-R, Bob Crane, Barney Poynor (holding?), Paul Sterrett, Craig Correia, Mill Conroy, Keith Tanaka, Doug "gimpy" Matthes


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Retro Pro qualifying results: Congrats to Bob "Stork" Crane on his TQ of 4.179 seconds with Doug Matthes 2nd and Craig Correia 3rd


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SoCal D3 Retro Pro race results: Congrats to Doug Matthes on his win with Bob Crane 2nd and Craig Correia edging out Paul Sterrett for 3rd


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Retro Pro podium: L-R, Bob Crane 2nd, Doug Matthes 1st, Craig Correia 3rd. That's race director Adam Kirchhofer in the background


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Retro Pro podium cars: L-R, Bob Crane, Doug Matthes, Craig Correia


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Bob Crane's 2nd place Retro Pro car.


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Notice the Stork's new "floating front axle" design. It's called the "wall blast".


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Bob last raced this chassis in the mid 70's. It's still a jet!


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Doug Matthes' winning Retro Pro car


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Craig Correia's 3rd place Retro Pro car.


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P1080387


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The last race of the day is for Jail Doors.


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Barney Poynor raced this Paul Sterrett car.


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Craig Correia's Lotus 40


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Paul Sterrett's Jail Door


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Keith Tanaka's Lotus 40


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Jail Door's line up for the final race of the day.


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Jail Door racers, L-R, Paul Sterrett, Craig Correia, Barney Poynor, Keith Tanaka, Rick "wing car" Salvino sneaks a pose.


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Jail Door race results: Congrats to Paul Sterrett on his win with Barney Poynor 2nd and Keith Tanaka edging out Craig Correia for 3rd


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Jail Door podium cars: L-R, Barney Poynor, Paul Sterrett, Keith Tanaka


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Barney Poynor drove this Paul Sterrett car to 2nd place


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Paul Sterrett's winning Jail Door car


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Keith Tanaka's3rd place Jail Door.


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Jail Door podium: L-R, Barney Poynor 2nd, Paul Sterrett 1st, Keith Tanaka 3rd